October 2012 Issue

Cover credit: Regina Calderone Photography

Letter from the Editor

Birthday Coverage

Party Planning Timeline
Ensure your fete is fabulous.

Birthday Directory
Party places and entertainers for the happiest of occasions.

Special Needs

Evolving Treatments
The progression of special needs therapies.

Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Experts and services catering to family wellness and special needs.

Features

Fear!
The moment that buckles your knees and takes your breath away.

The Next Generation
Making a significant change that will affect millions of families.

Revisiting 1982
Moments to remember.

The Next 30 Years
Where is technology taking us?

Language of the Net Generation
Is the proliferation of text messaging hurting kids’ writing skills?

Savvy Food Shopper
Learn to trim your grocery bills.

Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way
Essential estate planning for parents.

Contests

Birthday Blowout Contest

Fall Into Autumn Photo Contest

Womom

The Key to Weight Loss
Utilizing the mind-body connection.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Items to make your beauty routine extra special.

Columns

Don't Miss
This month's entertainment, contests and activities.

Health
Insight and items for your family’s care.

Travel
Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Update
Essential products and information for your clan.

In Season
Tricks and treats for a spooktacular month.

Bonus

What's Happening
A comprehensive listing of your neighborhood's classes, performances and events.